Sawmill chords - Mel Tillis


                                  Sawmill

                                          (Mel Tillis)


G                         C
Once I was a slave at the sawmill
G
Talk about a poor boy, 

Talk about a poor boy
               C     G
Let me have a dollar bill



                           C
My work was so hard at the sawmill
G
Talk about a poor boy, 

Talk about a poor boy
              C      G
Let me have a dollar bill

C See my teardrops falling down My wife left this sawmill town D7 She said sawmill's life had been a sin The gravy were much too thin G C I can't work no more at the sawmill G Talk about a poor boy, talk about a poor boy C G Let me have a dollar bill C If you take your wife to the sawmill G How you gonna please her, How you gonna please her C G When she wants a dollar bill She'll run away and leave you at the sawmill Women like a dollar, Women like a dollar. Yes and women always will. See my teardrops falling down My wife left this sawmill town She said sawmill's life had been a sin The gravy were much too thin. I can't work no more at the sawmill Yes and women like a dollar, yes and women like a dollar Yes and women always will